Understanding Today's Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Tony Mauro, President of the Tax Doctor, a financial advisor in Des Moines, IA. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. we can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Budgeting After a Divorce
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
An overview of some fundamental steps when a loved one passes.
Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
There are benefits and limitations when you decide to donate stock.
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.